The first table below looks at the demand for the Junior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Junior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Software Engineer
Rank 116 106 121
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Software Engineer 7 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.39% 0.96% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.03% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 1
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1548 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.35% 93.14% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1360 1533
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Junior Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

Junior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Junior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Software Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Junior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Junior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Junior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (50.00%) C
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) PhD
6 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
6 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
7 3 (18.75%) Physics
7 3 (18.75%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Perl
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) WinForms
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) Social Media
8 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Junior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Junior Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Junior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.25%) PSTN
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 3 (18.75%) Physics
4 2 (12.50%) Social Media
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (6.25%) VHDL
5 1 (6.25%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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